Paul Lynde Overview:

Character actor, Paul Lynde, was born Paul Edward Lynde on Jun 13, 1926 in Mount Vernon, OH. Lynde died at the age of 55 on Jan 10, 1982 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles .

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On the Small Screen: The Halloween Special (1976)

on Oct 30, 2016 From Comet Over Hollywood

Comet Over Hollywood is spotlighting Halloween episodes of classic television shows. The Halloween Special Air Date: Oct. 29, 1976 In the 1960s and 1970s, TV specials were abundant. It seems that almost every TV star, major musician and their Great Aunt Pearl had their own special. From m... Read full article


Camp Kitsch Week 1: The Halloween Special (1976)

By Summer Reeves on Sep 24, 2016 From Serendipitous Anachronisms

Camp Kitsch Week 1: The Halloween Special (1976) 24 Saturday Sep 2016 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1970s, Camp/Kitsch, Comedy, Holiday, Musicals, Television ≈ 1 Comment Tags1970s, Comedy, Musical, Summer Camp Series Hello... Read full article


Birthday of the Week:

By Beth Daniels on Jun 10, 2014 From Mildred's Fatburgers

Born Paul Edward Lynde, June 13, 1926, Died January 10, 1982 Biography : A Biography - His Life, His Love(s) & His LaughterBy Cathy Rudolph, Bear Manor Media, 2013 Center Square, Open Closet You know when somebody asks you what kind of superpower you'd like, yo... Read full article


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Paul Lynde Quotes:

Harry McAfee: I know that showbiz type! I never told you this, but one summer I worked with the circus... all those midgets... WILD! They're probably livin' in sin.
Doris McAfee: Harry Lionel McAfee!
Harry McAfee: They've been engaged for six years. Don't tell me they haven't...
Doris McAfee: We were engaged for five years.
Harry McAfee: He's not as stupid as I was.


[Birdie opens a can of beer, which sprays on Mr. McAfee]
Harry McAfee: That's my favorite brand.


Kim McAfee: Harry, do you have a cigarette? I've run out.
Harry McAfee: So have I, how 'bout my pipe?


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Paul Lynde Facts
Told his agent shortly before his death that he had given up cigarettes and alcohol.

Portrayed Mr. MacAfee in the original Broadway stage version of "Bye Bye Birdie" which opened April 14, 1960 and ran for 607 performances. He reprised the role in the film Bye Bye Birdie (1963).

Holds a unique place in show business history - he actually got to sing on "The Ed Sullivan Show" the song he performed nightly in the Broadway musical "Bye Bye Birdie" about the excitement of appearing on the iconic "Ed Sullivan Show".

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